Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Finds that Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Acted Unreasonably When it Denied Disability Insurance Benefits Under the Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion to a Woman Who Suffered a Stroke Nine Days After Giving Birth

Julissa Bradshaw had a healthy pregnancy and no other pre-existing medical conditions when she became insured under her ERISA governed disability insurance policy with Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company (“RSL”). Approximately six months after...